29Sep, 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Members Only Pre-Conference Workshop Registration12:30 PM - 1:00 PMRoom 4-5
2Perinatal Bereavement - How Peer to Peer Organizations Can Support Families Experiencing Perinatal BereavementELIZABETH SCHNEIDER 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 4-5
3Improving Awareness and Practice of Kangaroo Care in the NICU and BeyondDEBORAH DISCENZA , YAMILE JACKSON, PhD, PE, PMP 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 6
4Exhibit Set-Up4:00 PM – 5:00 PMPre-Function Area
5Welcome ReceptionKEIRA SORRELLS , CRISTAL GROGAN 6:00 PM - 7:30 PMThe Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel Hacienda Room
30Sep, 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Exhibit Set Up / Registration7:30 AM – 8:15 AMAtrium
2Opening RemarksKEIRA SORRELLS 8:30 AM – 8:45 AMHochberger Auditorium
3Setting the Stage to Pave a Healthy Path to LeadershipNATALIE GORDON 8:45 AM – 9:30 AMHochberger Auditorium
4Keynote Address: Life Support: 3 Vital Strategies for the Aligned LeaderSUE LUDWIG 9:35 AM – 10:35 AMHochberger Auditorium
5Morning Break10:40 AM - 10:55 AMAtrium / Wellness Room
6Panel Presentation - Advocating for a 100% Human Milk Diet for NICU BabiesDR MELINDA ELLIOTT , SCOTT ELSTER , DR ERIN HAMILTON SPENCE , LISA GRUBBS 11:00 AM – 12:00 PMHochberger Auditorium
7Lunch with Collaboration Discussion Tables12:00 PM – 1:00 PMAtrium
8Parents working in Quality Improvement: Where are we and what are the Potential Next StepsLELIS VERNON 1:05 PM – 2:20 PMHochberger Auditorium
9Afternoon Break2:25 PM – 2:40 PMAtrium / Wellness Room
10Combating Compassion Fatigue and Avoiding BurnoutTRACY PELLA 2:45 PM – 3:45 PMRoom 2
11The Indispensable Anchor of Your Nonprofit Organization: Recruiting, Managing and Leading Your Team of VolunteersLISA GRUBBS 2:45 PM – 3:45 PMRoom 4-5
12Paving a Healthy PathKEIRA SORRELLS 3:50 PM - 4:20 PMRoom 4-5
13Celebrating our Children Group Art ProjectKEIRA SORRELLS , CRISTAL GROGAN 4:25 PM - 5:00 PMAtrium
14Optional Group Dinner7:00 PMRestaurant TBD
01Oct, 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1PPA Members Only Annual MeetingKEIRA SORRELLS , CRISTAL GROGAN 8:30 am – 9:30 amHochberger Auditorium
2Panel Presentation - Developing Measures for Family Centered Care for Diverse FamiliesDR JOCHEN PROFIT , LELIS VERNON , KRISTA SIGURDSON 9:30 am – 11:00 amHochberger Auditorium
3Morning Break11:00 am – 11:15 amAtrium / Wellness Room
4Emotional Work and Home Life - Balancing Your Wellness WheelNATALIE GORDON 11:20 am – 12:20 pmRoom 2
5Preparing Future Leaders: How to Develop an Internship Program for Your OrganizationALI DUNN 11:20 am – 12:20 pmRoom 4-5
6Lunch12:20 pm – 1:25 pmAtrium
7The Bereaved Parent: Reframing the Outsiders Perspective, Identifying Collaboration Opportunities & Why Filling this Gap is a Win-WinSTACEY PORTER 1:30 pm – 2:30 pmRoom 2
8Is Family Support a Burden? Perspective from a NICU NurseSARA MOSHER 1:30 pm – 2:30 pmRoom 4-5
9Afternoon Break2:30 pm – 2:40 pmAtrium / Wellness Room
10Peer Support in the NICU: The Tiny Miracles Model & Lessons Learned Along the WayELIZABETH SCHNEIDER 2:45 pm – 3:45 pmRoom 2
11Supporting Families & Protecting Your Organization from Legal Liabilities2:45 pm – 3:45 pmRoom 4-5
12Closing KEIRA SORRELLS 3:50 pm - 4:00 pmRoom 4-5
13Break Down4:00 pm - 6:00 pm